Everything is a gift from the Lord
It is in the love for Him that I must diminish self, for self is of this world and not of His.
Sometimes its these simple truths I've forgotten, or perhaps never knew. So many thoughts come rushing back to me, ideas made known and then forgotten.
Why do I drift from His world to this so often?
Why can't I stay rooted in His world?
A man beyond 50, becoming Franciscan, living Franciscan, Consecrated to Jesus through Mary.....and beyond.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Saturday, July 07, 2012
My miserable all...
I am kneeling at the kneeler here at the Adoration Chapel, very near our Lord. I estimate He's about 5 feet away. I am not worthy to be here, for so long a time, 2 hours. I'm trying not to sit, but I know my legs won't make it. I have the 5-7pm hours and the more Iv'e prayed about it and talked with others, perhaps returning to adore our Lord every week at the same time is not necessarily a good thing. Am I getting too used to coming here and has the whole Adoration for 2 hours become 'too common'? For me, I think it has. To be in front of God, it's just too overwhelming. How can I act with reverence, week after week. I know Pope Benedict has encouraged us to go to Adoration, but did he necessarily mean to open more 24 hour Adoration chapels, or just to attend a Holy Hour when one is given? I love being in front of The Blessed Sacrament, but I feel that for two hours I cannot give our Lord, God, His due. I am at odds with myself about this. I refuse to allow God to just become another obligation in my day. God is all, and He deserves my miserable all.
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